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Measures E and N Information

Dear Neighbors,

On July 22, 2014, the Los Nietos District School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to place Measures E and N on the November 4, 2014 ballot.

Both measures are local, fiscally accountable schools bonds that will help repair and update our elementary schools and middle school. If adopted by voters, Measure E will issue $15 million in bonds at legal rates to help improve Ada S. Nelson, Aeolian, and Rancho Santa Gertrudes elementary schools. Measure N, if adopted, will issue $13 million in bonds at legal rates to repair and improve Los Nietos Middle School.

The Los Nietos School District serves a vital role for our community by providing quality education through its three elementary schools and Los Nietos Middle School. We are committed to improving education for all our students, but our schools have important unmet needs.

Many of Los Nietos’ schools are over 50 years-old, deteriorating and need basic repairs. Additionally, gangs, drugs and juvenile crime continue to be concerns for parents and the community at large. Funds from Measures E and N will help ensures students are safe; fix aging classrooms; and provide a healthy, 21st century learning environment in our schools.

Funds from Measures E and N will be subject to strict fiscal accountability requirements, including Independent Citizens’ Oversight and annual audits. No funds for administrator salaries or pensions.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions below to find out more about Measures E and N.

Sincerely,

Jonathan Vasquez

Superintendent, Los Nietos School District



VOTER ELECTION INFORMATION

★ Absentee ballots will be mailed to voters on October 6, 2014. Ballot must be returned by November 4, 2014.

★ Absentee ballots can be mailed or returned in person. Visit the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Elections website at www.lavote.net/home/voting-elections for information on where absentee ballots can be turned in.

★ Poll Voting will occur on Tuesday, November 4. Polling places are open from 7 AM to 8 PM.

★ If you have questions about where to vote or your absentee ballot call the County Clerk-Recorder at (800) 201-8999.


Official Measure E Ballot Question


“To improve Ada S. Nelson, Aeolian, and Rancho Santa Gertrudes elementary schools by repairing/updating aging classrooms; keeping schools safe and clean; providing up-to-date learning technology for 21st century education; repairing leaky roofs/windows; removing asbestos, lead, other hazardous materials; and renovating, constructing, and equipping classrooms/facilities/sites; shall Los Nietos School District issue $15,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, requiring strict accountability, Independent Citizens’ Oversight, annual audits, with no fund for administrator salaries or pensions?”


YES

NO



Official Measure N Ballot Question


To repair and improve Los Nietos Middle School by updating aging middle school classrooms/labs with 21st century learning technology; providing educational resources to prepare students to successfully transition to high school and college; improving facilities for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs; renovating, constructing, and equipping classrooms/facilities/sites; shall Los Nietos School District issue $13,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, requiring strict accountability, Independent Citizens’ Oversight, annual audits, with no funds for administrator salaries or pensions?


YES

NO
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